Help Me Choose. M4 M16 Must Be Upgradeable

Discussion in 'What Gun Should I Get?' started by mmulisha84, Dec 14, 2015.

  1. mmulisha84

    mmulisha84 New Member

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    Im just getting into Airsoft, I have been involved in Paintball for a few years now.
    It seems hard to determine what guns are going to be upgradeable and which won't be. Im looking at a 300 dollar budget, I would like a decent shooter out of the box, but also want something that can take a bunch of mods down the road.
    Any advice? So far the one I have been thinking about is this one.
    http://www.airsoftmegastore.com/4067-gandg-gc16-series-m4-ris-raider-full-metal-airsoft-aeg-rifle-black.aspx
    or I really like the looks of this one
    http://www.evike.com/products/41567/

    But being new to this game, I don't know who the good manufactures are and aren't.
    Thanks in advance.
     
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  2. Tactical_Skittles

    Tactical_Skittles Active Member

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  3. mmulisha84

    mmulisha84 New Member

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    Yea, I really like the looks of that one, I won't be playing to many serious games, just with friends so as far as the shininess its not a big deal.

    Thats says it needs a butter fly battery I assume thats the split packs?
     
  4. HighVelocityFish

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    That is correct, sir... it's intended to fit a NiMH battery such as this one:
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    If you haven't read it already, Shadow's "Things to Consider When Buying an Airsoft Gun" ( http://www.airsoftsociety.com/forums/f88/things-consider-when-choosing-airsoft-gun-25822/ ) is worth a read, as are the various recommendation threads. That said, I don't think you could go wrong with the G&P. Though I do not own one myself, I don't often hear bad things about them.

    I'd imagine that last hundred would be useful for buying magazines, batteries, and the gear you need, though if you're a paintballer, you can probably use a some of your preexisting stuff(masks, camo, perhaps even load-bearing gear) while you acclimate. Assuming you're in the US, 1990s-era surplus gear is usually pretty cheap.

    Now that all that's said, welcome to the sport! Airsoft is, perhaps even more so than paintball, a voyage of discovery. There are lots of tips and tricks the old hands can teach you about tuning your rifle, so stay curious!
     
  5. Tactical_Skittles

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    Keep in mind that G&P's are wired to Deans so make sure whichever batteries you use have Deans connectors.
     
  6. Dannyboyextreme

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    This would be a great opportunity to start converting to Deans connectors. If not, there is always the adapter route; Just look up mini female tamiya to male deans.
     
  7. thunder8190

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    Well I currently own a KWA M16 which is a great gun, but you definitely don't want it for upgrading, I would recommend a VFC M16 if you plan to upgrade
     
  8. mmulisha84

    mmulisha84 New Member

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    One last thing, any recommendation on BBs what brand, what weight? Thanks
     
  9. luciouseyebrowz

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    Goldenball is pretty popular. As for weight, it really depends on how you play. Most people use .25g and .28g for assault rifles.
     
  10. ObamasTaxes

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    Can't open the links you've provided because they're blocked (Love school), but I read G&G and G&P. If it's not linked currently, G&G actually came out with a new line of combat machines with mosfets. They're surprisingly very nice and it'll be the only time I'd actually recommend G&G, not to mention they're very easy to upgrade. G&P will be better externally, however internally they're both decent. G&P probably will be a bit better, but do remember G&G now has mosfets that come with the gun which is great since you can use a Lipo ootb. Lipos are a more powerful battery that will give increased trigger response and ROF. However they will put more stress on your gun. so I'd recommend a 7.4 Lipo since it's equivalent to a 9.6 NiMH. Moving along from that, Krytac is a very good company as well. Good externals, good internals, and a nice quick change (makes it easy for the techs). However ootb Amoebas really kick *** if you want trigger response. Externally they aren't the best but internally they will provide one of the best trigger responses you'll find on an AEG stock.